Frequently Asked Questions

What is included in the program fee?

The program fee includes your tuition, program materials, and in most cases, all meals during the program. Some programs include accommodations. Travel and personal expenses are not included (such as alcoholic beverages consumed with meals, telephone, and other incidentals, etc.).

What accommodations are available and what if I need to arrive earlier or stay later?

Please check the webpage for the program you are attending for information regarding what accommodations are included in your program fee.

Rooms are at the Babson Executive Conference Center in the conference center where the program will take place. They are not dorms.

If you wish to arrive before the program begins or extend your stay, please email Reservations or call +1-781-239-5816 to check rates and availability. Guests are responsible for extra nights.

Check-in time: 4 p.m.
Check-out time: 12:30 p.m.

Amenities include complimentary Wi-Fi, fitness center, billiards, campus walking trails, 24-hour access to a beverage break station, dining room and lounge.

What should I do if I have dietary restrictions?

We are happy to help make accommodations for all dietary needs. Our extensive buffet allows for most food restrictions and is carefully labeled. Please let your program manager know if you have specific needs, once you have registered.

What should I wear?

Business casual is appropriate for classes and activities at the Babson Executive Conference Center. As classroom temperatures can vary, we suggest layered clothing.

What is the closest airport?

Boston Logan International Airport is the closest airport to Babson College (approximately 15 miles from the center). Travel times can vary based on the time of day.

What is the best way to get to the conference center from the airport?

The best way to get to the conference center/college would be to arrange for a private car/van service or to take a taxi.

Car Services

Wellesley Carriage
A local Wellesley company (shared or private van/car service available)

GO Boston Shuttle
Use pomotional code: Babson (shared or private van service available)

Knight’s Airport Limousine
Use Group code: BABSON (private car or private van service only, good for groups of three to 10)

Taxis

Taxis are available at each terminal of Boston Logan International Airport. The cost is approximately $60–$100 USD per trip, and it will take 30–60 minutes to travel to/from Babson depending on traffic and tolls.

Local Taxis

Veteran’s Taxi
+1-781-449-8294

Wellesley Transportation Service
+1-781-235-2200

When is payment due and what types of payment do you accept?

Payment is due in full 45 days prior to the start date of the program.

If you register for a program with an early registration rate, payment is due by the early registration date. Please check the webpage for the program you are attending for the early registration date.

We accept credit card, check, or wire transfer.

Do you offer financial aid or scholarships?

Unfortunately, we do not offer financial aid or scholarships.

Do you offer discounts?

We offer discounts for the following:

  • If you are an alumni of Babson College (undergraduate or graduate)
  • If you come in a group of three or more
  • If you have taken a multiday Babson Executive Education program in the past.

Please call Dayle Lipsky at 781-239-3915 or email her at dlipsky@babson.edu for discount codes before registering.

What will I receive upon completion of the program?

Each program participant receives a certificate of completion signed by the faculty director of the program.

Do you have translation for non-English speaking participants?

We do not offer translation in our open enrollment programs. Although we do not require TOEFL, it is a prerequisite that you speak, read, and write English proficiently.

What type of visa do international travelers need and will you provide a visa invitation letter?

International travelers will need to get a B1 travel for business visa. Once you have registered and paid in full, contact the program manager to provide you with a visa invitation letter.

What is your cancellation policy?

Registration changes must be requested in writing to Babson Executive Education. Please see the schedule below for details about refunds, cancellations, substitutions and transfers:

30 days or more prior to the program start date

Cancellation Substitution* One-Time Transfer*
100% Refund ProvidedGranted subject to a $250 Admin­istration FeeGranted subject to a $250 Admin­istration Fee (must be utilized within a one year period)

14–29 days prior to the program start date

Cancellation Substitution* One-Time Transfer*
50% Refund ProvidedGranted subject to a $250 Admin­istration FeeTransfer Not Allowed

13 days or fewer prior to the program start date

Cancellation Substitution* One-Time Transfer*
No Refund ProvidedSubstitution Not AllowedTransfer Not Allowed

* Substitutions and transfers are subject to approval to ensure that participants and programs are suitable.